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"Faith—regardless of her selected material—is a jazz singer in a jazz club, a cabaret singer in a cabaret, a concert singer in a concert hall... Winthrop's careful use of dynamics makes each song especially personal, and her lyric interpretations, inflections, and keen sense of rhythm make every rendition definitive—and intimate." – Phil Elwood, San Francisco Chronicle

"Winthrop is a singer's singer and will be yours once you hear her.  An elegant voice—pure, youthful airy.  She's one of San Francisco's little-known treasures, a singer of class and clarity, achieving major affects with artless grace." – Gerald Nachman, San Francisco Chronicle

"Faith Winthrop sings the great American songs—both the standards and lesser-known material—with an intimate feeling and natural phrasing. She slips naturally into the groove with a behind-the-beat phrasing which brings to mind Sylvia Sims, Anita O’Day, and their inspirations, Billie Holiday." – Jesse Hamlin, San Francisco Chronicle

"Impeccable elegantly smooth jazz-influenced vocal artistry." – Roy Sander, NY Backstage

“If there’s any question in anybody’s mind about Faith Winthrop’s ranking among the country’s jazz singers, [her CD] Leap of Faith delivers an unqualified assurance.” Scott Cady, All About Jazz

“Pure magic. A singer who truly entertains. Winthrop not only sings marvelous songs that others have written, but she also writes and sings some songs of her own. She jokes about her age, but her voice belies her. The arrangements are beautiful, romantic and entertaining. Winthrop’s smooth voice brings out the true meaning of every song. Winthrop has a unique, slow and mellow way of delivering the message to us…her haunting wrap-around technique is incomparable.”Lee Hartgrave Reviews

"She slips naturally into the groove with a behind-the-beat phrasing that calls to mind Sylvia Sims, Anita O'Day, and their inspiration, Billie Holiday,"- Jesse Hamlin, San Francisco Chronicle

SF Weekly Best of 2001 Award- Best Vocal Coach  - sfweekly.com

A Conversation with Faith Winthrop, San Francisco Report - by Charles Wixson

Jazz91 Blog, Faith Winthrop on I’m Talkin -by Ron Lee

Lee Hartgrave Reviews, Faith Winthrop-PureMagic!- by Lee Hartgrave

San Francisco Examiner, Time for a Faith lift - by Robert Sokol

Piedmont Post review, Keeping Faith at the Rrazz Room (PDF) - by Robert Lee Hall

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